Deputies in Berkeley County responded to St. Stephen on June 1, regarding an assault. Deputies said an EMS worker got into a verbal and physical fight with a subject while rendering aide to a patient in the back of an ambulance. The deputy said they met with the victim who wanted to file a report and press charges. The subject who was also on scene was arrested for simple assault. The deputy said on the way to the jail the subject complained of chest pains and the deputy diverted to hospital but the suspect refused to treatment. In reference to our post yesterday, we have identified the man in question wanted for financial transaction card fraud.
On June 2, deputies in Berkeley County responded to Ladson regarding a theft. The complainant said he was walking his dog around College Park Elementary and some nearby trials and discovered some gas cans near a donation bin. Police said the complainant thought the gas cans looked familiar and when he returned to his residence he discovered his two gas cans were missing. Police also said a third gas can was missing from his boat.
Deputies arrested a suspect back on May 27. The suspect had two active felony warrants. One warrant was for Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office and another is from St. Stephen’s Police Department. Deputies said on May 8, they responded to Moncks Corner and met with a victim who said he caught he caught the suspect with a hunting bag that belonged to him. When the victim confronted the subject he swung an axe at the victim and then ran away.
Deputies said on May 8 they were dispatched to the Dollar General in Moncks Corner for an armed robbery. Deputies made contact with the clerk and store manager. The clerk stated that a man came to the register after waiting in line, leaving the line and grabbing a beer and then getting back into the line. When the man approached the counter he handed the clerk a note that said he wanted all of the money out of the register and that he had a gun. Deputies said the suspect also verbally told the clerk he had a gun. The clerk then handed the suspect the money out of the register. The suspect then ran out of the store with the money and a 22 oz. can of beer. Deputies said they reviewed the surveillance video and were able to determine the man was previously at the Cricket Express that is near-by. Deputies went to speak the clerk at the Cricket Express and they described a man that matched the exact description. The clerk expressed to Deputies that the man in question was seen in their store and he asked the clerk for a piece of paper and a pen and then appeared to be writing a note on the paper. Deputies said it was the note used in the robbery. Deputies were able to later arrest the suspect and charged with armed robbery.